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What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

What causes pimple like marks on the buttocks?

Acne: If you are unsure what it is see your doctor, otherwise if it is acne see a doctor for prescription creams to apply. Start using salicylic acid to was the acneic area on your buttocks when in the shower. Avoid baths and hot tubs, lakes and oceans (oxymetazoline) until clear. ...Read more

Buttock (Definition)

The buttocks are the paired curved masses that make up our "posterior." each buttock consists of a layer of fat superimposed on the gluteus maximus ...Read more


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What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

What could warts or rashes on the buttocks mean?

Have it checked: It would probably be best to have the rash checked by your doctor to see what it is. Many rashes can appear on the buttocks and some are sexually transmitted. ...Read more

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What does a dermatologist do about holes on the face caused by acne?

What does a dermatologist do about holes on the face caused by acne?

Individualized Tx: Acne scars present in several forms. A dermatologist may recommend peels vs surgical treatments vs various lasers - resurfacing to help with the texture/scarring and vascular lasers to address the redness - it all depends on how you are presenting and your concerns. Best of luck. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of this rash on my face caused by differin!?

How can I get rid of this rash on my face caused by differin!?

Stop it: If you stop using it a couple of days, then your face will improve. You might not be able to tolerate it every night. You might consider using it every other night or twice a week if that is tolerated better. Using it less frequently is still helpful for treating your acne. ...Read more

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Pimple inside of cheek is caused by infection?

Pimple inside of cheek is caused by infection?

Papule: A papule or swollen raied area inside the cheek may represent a gland that has been pinched off or a duct that has been pinched off depending on where it is, it may just be a simple closed duct or the beginning of an infection in the salivary or parotid gland. Conservative management with salt water gargles unless you have fever, chills, sweats or pain or swelling of the cheek or a gland. ...Read more

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What are red blotches caused from on arms?

What are red blotches caused from on arms?

Medical evaluation: The lesions (red blotches) on your arms will require direct visualization to make an accurate diagnosis. Biopsy might sometimes be required. I encourage you to have this evaluated by your physician or a dermatologist if the blotches are not resolving. ...Read more

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Can the rash on my butt cheek be herpes?

That could be: Possible. Evaluation by your physician or dermatologist will likely help with accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What are tiny red bumps on your lower inner arm caused by?

What are tiny red bumps on your lower inner arm caused by?

Proprobably: This is probably eczema. Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Red itchy bump on inner labia can be caused by yeast?

Red itchy bump on inner labia can be caused by yeast?

See gynecologist: Likely not yeast. You should see a gynecologist as soon as possible. It could just be an infected hair follicle but it could also be an std. It is always best to get it diagnosed by gyn so you can get the best treatment. ...Read more

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What causes boils on the thigh area?

What causes boils on the thigh area?

Visualize the Boils: To get a better answer to your question, have a healthcare personnel look at the lesions to determine the nature and possible cause. Your primary care provider will be of great help. ...Read more

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Recurring lumps filled with puss on genital area not on penis or scrotom what is the cause and also treatment?

Recurring lumps filled with puss on genital area not on penis or scrotom what is the cause and also treatment?

Hidradenitis?: Could be recurrent infection of genital sweat glands which sometimes respond to long term antibiotics but also may need surgical excision. Dermatologists, plastic surgeons and urologists all may help diagnose and treat you. ...Read more

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What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

What can an itchy bump by the butt hole be?

I am not sure?: A hemorrhoid is one possibility. There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be medical evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

What causes pimples boils on the virginia?

Folliculitis: Pimples in the genital region are typically folliculitis, or inflammation of the hair follicle. If left untreated, they can progress to abscess. See your doctor to receive a topical antibiotic or steroid to decrease the inflammation in that area. ...Read more

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What can cause a pimple on my thigh?

What can cause a pimple on my thigh?

A "pimple" can be: a cyst, infected, or not; if it's multiple lesions, could be dry skin; could be the beginning of an abscess, insect bite, ingrown hair. Please see your doctor to have this properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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What are welts on the skin usually caused by?

What are welts on the skin usually caused by?

Multiple causes: Welts or hives on the skin are usually triggered by increased allergy cell activation (mast cells) that release histamine. If present for less than 6 weeks, they can be secondary to medication, infection, food, or sting. If they last greater than 6 weeks, there is often no known cause or there can be an autoimmune etiology. ...Read more

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What could these bumps on forehead skin be that's not acne?

What could these bumps on forehead skin be that's not acne?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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How can I remove dark spots in butt and groin caused by ringworm?

PIPA: Geofridge, you probably have pigment in the dermis from chronic inflammation caused by the fungus, referred to by dermatologists/ dermatopathologists as post inflammatory pigmentary alteration or PIPA. It will take a long time to finally blend away, in some cases years as the melanin is removed from the dermis by histiocytes (macrophages). Dr Hilliard ...Read more

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Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more